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Can Inventor tell me the machining time needed for my part?


zmarcoz

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I read Wikipedia. It mentions machinability of different material.

 

Assume I have a part that need to put into a CNC machine, base on the table of "Cutting speeds for various materials using a plain high speed steel cutter" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speeds_and_feeds . I should be able to calculate the ideal time of cutting my part using CNC machine.

 

Does inventor have this feature?

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So - you want to do CAD/CAM.

Inventor is the CAD side of that (Computer Aided Design).

You need the CAM side to find the information you are after (Computer Aided Manufacture).

 

Try this software https://beta.autodesk.com/callout/?callid=22396638F5374AC28E2F1A24CC7EEFA8

it works with Inventor. I am not sure how full-featured this free version is.

 

If it doesn't give machining time then check out a program like MasterCAM.

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